The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Education and Training
Full-time - Permanent

The Department of Accounting in the Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary's University invites applications for two eight-month contract positions at the Lecturer rank. The appointment will commence September 1, 2018.

What you'll do


For a contract appointment at the Lecturer rank the Department normally expects strong teaching credentials and a Master's Degree in an applicable field or a professional accounting designation. Most Accounting courses use a common syllabus and the successful candidate may be expected to help develop the common syllabus and co-ordinate a multi-sectioned course at the introductory or intermediate level.

What you'll need


Significant experience teaching at both the introductory and intermediate levels of Financial Accounting and/or Managerial Accounting and/or Tax will be an important consideration for the appointment.

We're looking for

Core Skills

CMA CPA Financial Accounting Accounting Professors Research University Teaching

A little bit about us

Saint Mary’s University

Founded in 1802, Saint Mary's University is one of Canada's oldest and leading institutions of higher learning and has evolved into a vibrant and engaged community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni from more than 100 countries around the world. Saint Mary's University is home to one of Canada's leading business schools, a Science Faculty widely known for its cutting-edge research, a comprehensive and innovative Arts Faculty and a vibrant Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.

Saint Mary's University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary's University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

The Department of Accounting has a full-time complement of sixteen faculty members, supported by several part-time working professionals. The Department provides programming for approximately 400 undergraduate accounting majors and for the Sobey MBA (CPA Stream) as well as several Accounting courses in support of other undergraduate and graduate programs.

The Sobey School of Business is housed in an up-to-date facility, fully compatible with the latest advances in information technology. With 80 full time faculty members and an enrolment of approximately 3,000 students pursuing undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degrees, it is the largest and most comprehensive business programme in Atlantic Canada. In addition to being nationally known for its excellence in teaching, the Sobey School has also established an outstanding record of scholarship and a reputation for international and community outreach. The Sobey School is fully accredited by AACSB.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applicants must indicate if they are Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents as these candidates will be given priority. Saint Mary's University is committed to the principles of employment equity.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, prior teaching evaluations, and the names and full contact information of three referees by e-mail to Applicants must submit their application materials in electronic form and all documents must be consolidated into a single pdf attachment. More information about Saint Mary's University and the Sobey School of Business may be found at and 

Applications for these positions will be accepted and reviewed as received until the positions are filled.